David E. Loftis, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Curriculum Vita

David E. Loftis, Ph.D.              Click to print copy of curriculum vita


Education

1970: B.A., Economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

1975: M.A., Clinical Psychology, Joint Program, The Southeast Institute/Lone Mountain College, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1981: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia


Internships

September 1978 - August 1979: Psychology Intern, Clinical Internship Program, Georgia Mental Health Institute, Atlanta, Georgia

January 1975 - April 1975: Clinical Internship, Durham Alcohol Services Center, Durham, North Carolina


Employment

1982- Present: Private Practice

October, 1981 - 1982: Private group practice under supervision of Terry J. Orme, Ph.D., and as of December 29, 1981, Licensed to practice independently.

September 1979 - September 1981: Psychology Staff Member, Atlanta Back Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia

September 1977 - August 1978: Intake Counselor, Laboratory for Psychological Services, Psychology Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta

September 1976 - May 1977: Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology Department, Undergraduate Instruction

January 1976 - May 1976: Part-time Faculty, School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Undergraduate Instruction

June 1975 - August 1975: Co-therapist, Private Therapy Group with Genie Skypek, Ph.D., Chapel Hill, North Carolina

September, 1973 - December, 1974: Co-therapist, Private Therapy Group with Paul L. Martin, Ph.D., Chapel Hill, North Carolina

August 1973 - May 1974: Primary Counselor, Durham County Drug Rehabilitation Center, Durham, North Carolina

January 1973 - July 1973: Patient Care Coordinator, Columbia Urban Service Center Methadone Maintenance Program, Columbia, South Carolina

September 1972 - December 1973: Drug Coordinator, York County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Rock Hill, South Carolina,

September, 1971 - September, 1972: Director, The Exit (Walk-in and telephone drug crisis and counseling center), York County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Rock Hill, South Carolina

April 1971 - September 1971: Community Service Specialist, City of Rock Hill, South Carolina

June 1970 - April 1971: Special Assignments, Springs Mills, Inc. Lancaster and Fort Mill, South Carolina


Publications

Loftis, D.E. and Clance, P.R. The Effects of Individual Psychotherapy on Body-Cathexis and Self-Cathexis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1978.

Loftis, D.E., Pieper, W.A. and Saltzman, D. The Relationship Between Self-esteem, Body Esteem, Weight Loss Maintenance in Women. Paper presented at American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, California, 1981.

Loftis, D.E., and Pieper, W.A. Weight Loss Maintenance and Increased Self-esteem. Paper presented at Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982.


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